1 killed, 5 injured in tourist buses collide

Balasore: In a tragic incident, one person was killed and five others were grievously injured when a tourist bus collided with another near Soro in the district this morning.

According to eyewitnesses, the accident took place on National Highway No-5 near Panpana square in the wee hours of Monday when the speeding Kolkata-bound tourist bus from Puri rammed another tourist bus from rear in a bid to overtake it.

While driver of the ill-fated bus died on the spot, the helper received multiple injuries, they said, adding that all the injured have been shifted to district headquarters hospital here.

Police are investigating further into the matter.